recover damages

Definition of recover damages

law

  1. :  to get an amount of money that a court requires someone to pay to make up for injuring someone He may sue the company to recover damages for injuries caused by the device.

Word by Word Definitions

recoverplay
  1. :  to get back :  regain

    :  to bring back to normal position or condition

    :  rescue

damageplay damages
  1. :  loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation

    :  compensation in money imposed by law for loss or injury

    :  expense, cost

  1. :  to cause damage (see 1damage 1) to


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